1. Nelson Schedules Kucinich Fundraisers

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Willie Nelson has scheduled three fundraising concerts for Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich. As promised , Willie Nelson has scheduled three fundraising concerts for Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich. The shows are set for Sept. 1 in Des Moines, Iowa, Sept. 6…

  2. Jewel Gears Up For North American Run

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As summer draws to a close, Jewel will hit the road on the first leg of a North American tour. Concentrating on East Coast and Midwest markets, the run will kick off Sept. 19 in North Charleston, S.C. As summer draws to a close, Jewel will hit the road on the first leg of a North American…

  3. 'Wildwood Flower': June's Final Bloom

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT June Carter Cash's final recordings will be released Sept. 9 via Dualtone Records. Produced by John Carter Cash, her son by fellow country music legend Johnny Cash, "Wildwood Flower" was completed jus June Carter Cash's final recordings will be released Sept. 9 via…

  4. Boxed Set Celebrates Diamond's 'Stages'

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Columbia/Legacy will shine a spotlight on the live performance aspect of Neil Diamond's career with the Sept. 30 release of a six-disc boxed set, Billboard.com has learned. "Stages: Performances 1972- Columbia/Legacy will shine a spotlight on the live performance aspect of Neil…

  5. Pearl Jam Eyes More Live Releases

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam recently wrapped its Riot Act world tour, but a host of live releases are on tap for the coming months. Pearl Jam recently wrapped its Riot Act world tour, but a host of live releases are on tap for the coming months. On Sept. 16, the band will release complete concerts from July 8…

  6. Lovett Preps New 'Baby' For New Label

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Lyle Lovett will release "My Baby Don't Tolerate," Sept. 30 as his first album for Lost Highway Records. The singer/songwriter co-produced the set with frequent collaborator Billy Williams and recorde Lyle Lovett will release "My Baby Don't Tolerate," Sept. 30 as…

  7. Bob Hope Dead At 100

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Legendary entertainer Bob Hope has died at the age of 100, a family spokesperson said today (July 28). Hope died of pneumonia last night in Los Angeles at 9:28 p.m. with his family at his side, spokes Legendary entertainer Bob Hope has died at the age of 100, a family spokesperson said today …

  8. Hanson Takes To The Clubs

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted the the magazine for Billboard.com. This isn't your little sister's Hanson. Three years have passed since the once-premiere kiddie pop group performed live and released an album. Next month, the Hanson brothers will embark on a tour specifically to promote that they are…

  9. Red Dirt Road

    July 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Owning more style and swagger than a dozen baby rock bands, Brooks & Dunn raise their own bar considerably with this new record. Owning more style and swagger than a dozen baby rock bands, Brooks & Dunn raise their own bar considerably with this new record. The Stones-meets-Tulsa rave…

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Uncle Kracker and Dobie Gray, Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett and D-Side and Clay Aiken. 'AWAY' TEAM: Uncle Kracker and Dobie Gray make a potent team on Billboard's Hot 100, as their remake of Gray's 1973…

  11. TOP COUNTRY ALBUMS

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/country.jsp 1. Red Dirt Road , Brooks & Dunn 2. Wave On Wave , Pat Green 3. Unleashed , Toby Keith 4. From There To Here: Greatest Hits , Lonestar 5. Greatest Hits Collection, Volume 1 , Trace Adkins Issue date: Aug. 2, 2003 News Toby Keith , Trace Adkins , Pat Green …

  12. Kiss, Aerosmith Lining Up Fall Arena Dates

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last month, Kiss and Aerosmith are finalizing plans to follow their summer tour of outdoor venues with a run of arena dates this fall. The new arena leg will comprise about 20 sho As first tipped here last month, Kiss and Aerosmith are finalizing plans to follow their…

  13. Eels Looking Ahead To Next 'Masterpiece'

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Without short-changing the recently released Eels album "Shootenanny!," band visionary Mark Everett (known as E) tells Billboard.com he's already looking forward to the group's next studio disc as bei Without short-changing the recently released Eels album "…

  14. Rawls Pays Tribute To Sinatra

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Lou Rawls has completed a tribute to legendary crooner Frank Sinatra. The song stylist's "Rawls Sings Sinatra" will be released Sept. 9 through Savoy Jazz. Lou Rawls has completed a tribute to legendary crooner Frank Sinatra. The song stylist's "Rawls Sings Sinatra…

  15. Rush Roars Back To 'Rio'

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Canadian rock trio Rush will release the triple-disc live album and double-disc DVD "Rush in Rio" in September. Anthem/Atlantic is eyeing a Sept. 23 release for the album. A spokesperson for C Veteran Canadian rock trio Rush will release the triple-disc live album and double…

  16. Earle's 'American' Heading To CD, DVD

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Details have emerged on Steve Earle's upcoming live album, a companion piece to an Earle documentary being released this fall. Details have emerged on Steve Earle's upcoming live album, a companion piece to an Earle documentary being released this fall. As previously reported ,…

  17. Beyonce's 'Crazy' Stays On Top

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z maintains its lock on two of Billboard's major singles charts. The cut is No. 1 on the Hot 100 for a fourth-straight week and leads the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Si Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z maintains its…

  18. Grandaddy Happy To Be Alive, On The Road

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Grandaddy guitarist Jim Fairchild tells Billboard.com that once you've been driven over by a large truck and have broken various bones in your shoulder, life offers a bit of a new perspective. Grandaddy guitarist Jim Fairchild tells Billboard.com that once you've been driven over by…

  19. QOTSA Rocking The Road Through January

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Queens Of The Stone Age have extended their touring plans with a series of North American club dates, beginning Sept. 28 in Montreal and wrapping with an Oct. 30 Halloween show in Santa Barbara, Calif Queens Of The Stone Age have extended their touring plans with a series of North American…

  20. New Live Album Brings Kristofferson Full-Circle

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Country songwriting legend Kris Kristofferson is returning with full force to the landmark music side of his career. The Songwriters Hall of Fame and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member, whose equally rewarding acting exploits have taken…

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